Detroit Corruption

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No Prison For Former Kilpatrick Aide Cunningham In Detroit Corruption Probe

A man who admitted he gave kickbacks Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s dad won’t go to prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2015

Bernard Kilpatrick, right, is seen outside Detroit federal court prior to the reading of the verdict. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell) FILE

Bernard Kilpatrick On Supervised Release After Time In Prison, Halfway House

Kwame Kilpatrick’s father served time on a tax crime conviction tied to a City Hall corruption probe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2015

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Imprisoned Detroit Mayor Deserves New Trial, Attorney Argues

An attorney for imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s told a federal appeals panel that the disgraced politician was deprived of certain rights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

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Former Detroit Treasurer, Pension Officials Convicted In Fraud Case

A former Detroit treasurer and two pension officials who served under ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2014

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Feds Urge Court To Deny Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick’s Appeal

Kilpatrick is serving a 28-year prison sentence after a jury last year convicted him of two dozen crimes, from tax evasion to bribery.


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Ex-Councilwoman Monica Conyers Completes Probation

A federal judge has signed an order ending the probation for ex-Detroit City Council member Monica Conyers, who was imprisoned in a municipal corruption case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Hit With Hefty Fine In SEC Case

The bill keeps growing for the ex-mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2014

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‘The Shocking Truth’ About Kwame Kilpatrick The Focus Of ‘American Greed’

“The man who many residents thought was going to be the key to revving Detroit’s revival, instead, helped drive it over the financial cliff.”

CBS Detroit–06/03/2014

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No Prison Time For Kwame Kilpatrick’s Right-Hand Man

It’s a big break for Derrick Miller, who was facing up to 10 years in custody when he pleaded guilty in 2011 to taking kickbacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Court Filing: SEC Seeks $390,000 From Kwame Kilpatrick

It looks like former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has another big bill to pay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014